Almost a week ago, I planned a MeetUp (via the app and various other social media outlets) for Black women who wanted to check out a free exhibition. We met to view Njideka Akunliyi Crosby's The Beautyful Ones work that was - and still is till the 3rd of February - on display at the National … Continue reading Black Girls Meetup: Njideka Akunliyi Crosby
The night begins with chicken wings in my bag from one of my favourite Vietnamese spots in Holborn, Viet Eat. After 2 or 3 visits into different gallery spaces, I decided that I no longer can go round polluting the VIP bougie air with the smell of wings and so, I desperately get rid of … Continue reading 1-54 Contemporary African Art Fair London 2018: Freefall
It's that time again. Another artist for you all to get to know a little bit better and, this time again, it's another black woman photographer: Nicole Rafiki. Last month I had Teff Theory as my AOTM and if you haven't had the chance to read the informal interview with her, you can do so … Continue reading September: Artist Of The Month – Nicole Rafiki
September has been busy and with October looming, there are ridiculous amounts of art related events going on. This post is just to give you information on some of what's happening here in London from exhibitions to art fairs for your benefit. There are current and forthcoming exhibitions and some fairs I definitely will be in attendance. … Continue reading Exhibitions and Art Fairs 2018
Another overdue edition of artists you should know but just with a different title. These are individuals whose works celebrate blackness, speak loudly the things often whispered and make the invisible visible. A short and brief post, I do hope you manage to explore the artworks of these artists for yourselves be it via google … Continue reading 3 Artists Pushing Boundaries
I've been waiting for an exhibition that would sucker-punch me upon entry this year. An exhibition that would stir a whirlwind of emotions at each turn and, yesterday, I found it. For reasons unknown I had been putting off visiting the Autograph ABP, where Omar Victor Diop's exhibition is up, for a little while; I … Continue reading Omar Victor Diop: Liberty/Diaspora!